Hedieh Tehrāni

Hedieh Tehrāni (Persian: هديه تهرانی‎, born 25 June 1972, Tehran, Iran) is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Iranian actress. She is most noted for willingness to play mysterious, stony-faced and cold-hearted women. She began her acting career with Masoud Kimiai's Soltan (1996). For her appearance in Ghermez (1998) she received the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress from the 17th Fajr Film Festival. Hediyeh Tehrani received the second Crystal Simorgh of her career from the 24th Fajr Film Festival, for Fireworks Wednesday. In 2006 she appeared in Bahman Ghobadi's Niwemang. The film received the Gold Shell of the 54th San Sebastián International Film Festival. Mohammad Reza Sharifinia and Azita Hajian were the first ones to propose her a role for The Day of Incident. She auditioned for acting in Rooz-e Vaghe'e (aka The Day of Incident) but refused to cooperate and the role went to Ladan Mostofi. Before acting in Sultan, she refused to play a part in Leila directed by famous Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui. Kianoosh Ayyari,then proposed her for acting in his movie, Boodan ya Naboodan and again she refused to play.


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